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Egyptian golden jackal is actually a grey wolf, scientists discover in DNA test

Historical presence: The jackal-headed god Anubis is closely aligned with mummification and the afterlife in Egyptian mythology

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Why is the head of the Sphinx head disproportionate with its body? The answer here: http://www.robertschoch.com/sphinxcontent.html

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Made to Order: Egyptian Jackal Anubis Leather Mask - Underworld Masquerade Costume

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Anubis was the Greek name given to the Jackal headed god of the after life although his original Egyptian / Khemetian name is Anpu.

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Anubis is the Greek name of a god associated with mummification and the afterlife in ancient Egyptian religion, usually depicted as a canine or a man with a canine head.

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Anubis - The Egyptian God Anubis, God of cemeteries and embalming; Funerary God, takes form a jackal; guards & protects the dead; Ruled the underworld prior to Osiris; holds the scales the measure the heart against the feather upon death.

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Anubis,Egyptian God of the Dead guarding the Chest. Found in Tutankhamun's tomb. He was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (ruled ca. 1332 BC – 1323 BC in the conventional chronology), during the period of Egyptian history known as the New Kingdom. He is popularly referred to as King Tut.

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Game of Hounds and Jackals, ca. 1814–1805 B.C. Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat IV. Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, el-Asasif, Tomb of Reniseneb. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926 (26.7.1287). Egyptians likened the intricate voyage through the underworld to a game. This made gaming boards and gaming pieces appropriate objects to deposit in tombs.

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Anubis - Greek name for a jackal-headed god associated with mummification and the afterlife in ancient Egyptian religion. Not sure if there were a character from a franchise for this, though.

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